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Chrysler Town & Country Worn Sway Bar Bushings/End Links May Cause Noise in Front Suspension

Chrysler Town & Country Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1996, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008

Average Mileage: 95,179 mi (25,000 mi - 202,000 mi)


Worn sway bar bushings or sway bar end links may cause a rattling or clunking noise from the front suspension during low-speed driving. Though not always the root cause, front struts are often replaced for this condition.

  • Visitor, , 30,000 mi

    Had front brakes replaced by original dealer after noticing noise from brakes. Ever since then the front end clunks at low speed and especially when cold. Returned it to original dealer who said that nothing was wrong. Had my local garage mechanic look at it and he greased/oiled the bushings. It stops cluncking for a while, but I've had this done before and it only lasts for a short time. Took in to a different Chrysler dealer a few years later (first one went out of business) and they recommended about a $1000.00 worth of work. I said "not today" and took car home. I do not trust dealers. Everytime I take a car in they come up with questionable problems that need servicing.

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  • Visitor, , 120,000 mi

    had a bad clunking noise in front end on rough road replaced the swaybar bushings took care of problem

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  • Visitor, , 30,000 mi

    First time for replacement at 30,000. Have had at least 3 other replacements. Current mileage is 120,000.

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  • Visitor, , 190,000 mi

    Havent fixed it yet

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  • Visitor, , 60,000 mi

    clacking noise from the front. replaced front sway bars. Now two years later same problem.

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  • Visitor, , 145,000 mi

    Sounds like loose parts when going over speed bumps or on a rough road.

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  • Visitor, , 70,000 mi

    rattle in front end

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  • i have had this problem also. I have had it "fixed" a couple of times but after a few months it always comes back. So it is still not fixed.

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  • Visitor, , 149,000 mi

    This happen 3 times I have to replace that + control arm bushings

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  • Visitor, , 94,000 mi

    popping noise in front end, turn sterring wheel a little you hear popping when driving.

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